Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed blue paper over boards; t.p. illustration and title repeat on upper board, printed in blue, black, and red; publisher's advertisement on lower board Topics: Youth, Courage, Cavalry -- Great Britain
The famous history of Guy Earl of Warwick -- The gallant history of Bevis of Southampton -- History of Tom Hickathrift the Conqueror -- The famous story of Friar Bacon -- A true tale of Robin Hood -- A merry tale of the king and the cobbler -- The sweet and pleasant tale of patient Grissel -- The romantic story of the princess Rosetta -- The mad pranks of Robin Goodfellow -- The rarest ballad that ever was seen of the blind beggar's daughter of Bethnal Green -- The doleful story of the babes in... Topics: Tales -- Great Britain, Folklore -- Great Britain, genealogy
Publisher's printed green-grey wrappers; invertible woodcut portrait on lower wrapper; title in decorative border on upper wrapper: The Edinburgh juvenile library Topics: Fairs -- Great Britain, Conduct of life, Swindlers and swindling, Quacks and quackery
The medlly [sic] -- Caractacus at Rome -- Queen Boadicia -- White children sold as slaves -- King Henry doing penance -- The money-bag -- The mis-step -- The frightened nurse -- Martha and her brothers -- Unfortunate Jack -- Turk and vessel -- The little musicians -- Spring time -- Lazy Ned Topics: Conduct of life, Great Britain -- History Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. Juvenile literature
Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories Topics: Arthur, King, Britons -- Kings and rulers, Arthurian romances, Folklore -- England, Great Britain...